Selma is a tiny town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 697 people and just one neighborhood, Selma is the 184th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Selma isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Selma are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Selma is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Selma who work in office and administrative support (21.54%), healthcare (15.38%) and business and financial occupations (14.62%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Selma is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Selma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Selma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Selma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Selma may be for you.
One downside of living in Selma is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Selma, the average commute to work is 43.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Selma doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.